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November 15th, 2011

Firms Team Up To Fill Openings

November 15, 2011

ST. MARYS — A group of local educators and employers teamed up on Monday night to provide an opportunity for area residents to learn about local job opportunities and the ways to obtain the skills needed to be successful.

The open house was the latest effort to bridge the gap between the number of job opportunities available and the number of skilled workers in the area.

“For residents to have a better understanding of the opportunities that are available in our region,” Organizer Angela Hamberg said of why the open house was held.

November 14th

Shoppers Flock To Golden Triangle

November 14, 2011

NEW BREMEN — Area residents and visitors to the Golden Triangle were able to score a few holiday gifts and participate in some unique activities as part of the German Family Christmas three-day shopping event.

Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce Director Scott Frey noted German Family Christmas is a chamber member-based event.

Parade Honors Veterans

November 14, 2011

ST. MARYS — Local residents honored those who have served in their country’s wars as part of a parade on Saturday

“This is the second year of our parade,” Organizer John Burd said of the Veterans Day parade held in downtown St. Marys on Saturday.

The groups involved met in the Chestnut Street parking lot Saturday afternoon and traveled west on Spring Street beginning at 1 p.m.

November 13th

High School Playoff Football Regional Final Pairings (UPDATED WITH SITES)

November 13, 2011

Games of area note are in bold.

Division VI

Saturday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m.

Minster (9-3) vs. Marion Local (10-2), at Wapakoneta's Harmon Field

Bealsville (10-2) vs. New Washington Buckeye Central (10-2), at Reynoldsburg H.S.

Leipsic (11-1) vs. Delphos St. John's (9-3), at Findlay's Donnel Stadium

November 12th

Saturday Night Playoff Football Scoreboard

November 12, 2011

Local Scores

Division IV at BGSU's Doyt-Perry Stadium

Kenton 32, Genoa Area 22

BOWLING GREEN -- Genoa led 9-8 at the half, but Kenton quarterback Maty Mauk's legs proved to be too much.

Minster rolls past Fort Loramie, will play Marion Local at Wapak

November 12, 2011

WAPAKONETA — Minster's defense didn't allow a touchdown for 95 minutes and 50 seconds of the 96 minutes it played against Fort Loramie this season.

That kind of dominant defense now has Minster alive as one the state's final eight teams left in the Division VI playoffs.

Minster shut out For Loramie for all but the final 10 seconds of the game and the Wildcat offense steadily moved the ball in a 30-7 win over the Redskins in a Division VI regional semifinal game at Harmon Field in Wapakoneta on Saturday night.

November 11th

Saturday Area Sports Schedule

November 12, 2011

Playoff Football
Division VI, Region 24
At Lima Stadium

Marion Local (9-2) vs. Ada (9-2), 7 p.m.
 

At Wapakoneta's Harmon Field
Fort Loramie (10-1) vs. Minster (8-3), 7 p.m.
 

Region 22
At BGSU's Doyt-Perry Stadium
DSJ (8-3) vs. Tiffin Calvert (9-2), 3 p.m.
 

Friday OHSAA Football Playoff Scoreboard

November 12, 2011

Area Teams:

Division III, Region 10 — Elida 24, DeSales 21

CLAYTON — Elida kicker Nathan Jenkins booted a 27-yard field goal as time expired to give Elida the 24-21 win over Columbus DeSales in a Division III Regional Semifinal at Northmont on Friday night.

Elida quarterback Reggie McAdams went 21-of-44 for 303 yards passing.

Elida plays Columbus Eastmoor Academy next Friday night at 7:30 p.m. at a location to be announced on Sunday afternoon.

Riders host local veterans

November 11, 2011

ST. MARYS — Local middle school students took a period out of their school day to thank those who have served their country.

On Friday, St. Marys Middle School students invited local veterans to participate in a Veterans Day event.

Principal Mary Miller kicked off the event, thanking everyone who came to the school and participated in the assembly.

Cardinals pay tribute to veterans

November 11, 2011

NEW BREMEN — More than 200 area veterans were honored Friday morning at a Veterans Day assembly at New Bremen Elementary.

“As Americans, we identify today, Nov. 11, as Veteran’s Day, to reflect, remember and honor those who have served in the United States Armed Forces,” Elementary Principal Diane Kramer said. “So today we honor them and all of you for your sacrifices on our behalf.”

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